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Most people believe that sports drinks are the best source to replenish lost fluids and electrolytes before and during exercise. THIS IS WRONG. Like diet or regular sodas and smoothies, “energy” drinks or sports drinks contain sugar, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), high amounts of sodium (processed salt),

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Soda Tax Passes in Philadelphia. Advocates Ask: Who’s Next?

PHILADELPHIA — Forty times, city or state governments had proposed taxes on sugary soft drinks, failing each time. Then, in 2014, liberal Berkeley, Calif., passed such a tax, but most people saw it as an aberration. Several measures, including one in New York, never won much support.

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Sugar in Disguise on Nutrition Facts Labels

Sugar disguising synonyms on Nutrition Facts labels   There are many different names for sugar. Two common ways the food manufacturers use to disguise sugar on food labels is to use a long, scientific sounding word or to rename the sugar altogether. One of the easiest ways

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Pick Your Sweet Poison

Why should we be concerned about added and refined sugars?   For decades we have been unsuspectingly consuming way too much of these nutritionally empty calories that severely contribute to health complications such as obesity, type II diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease. Although the public health authorities

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